Papa John’s and Shaquille O’Neal Launch New Shaq-a-Roni Pizza

Company donates $1 from every pizza sold to The Papa John’s Foundation for Building Community Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s announced today the launch of the new Shaq-a-Roni pizza in collaboration with board member and restaurant owner Shaquille O’Neal. Designed…
Papa John’s to Hire 20,000 New Team Members Immediately

Papa John’s is hiring restaurant team members to help support the communities it serves – apply now and start the same day in some restaurant locations Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s announced today the company is hiring up to 20,000…
Papa John’s Fan Favorite Returns: the Philly Cheesesteak Pizza

Iconic, specialty pizza back by consumer demand for $12; Double Chocolate Chip Brownie for $6 continues to sweeten up the deal Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Based on high consumer demand, Papa John’s is bringing back the Philly Cheesesteak Pizza just in…
Papa John’s is “First to 50” Percent Total Digital Sales

Consumers Respond Favorably to Rewards Program, Digital Deals and Experience; Now Google Wallet Added to the Mix Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  With a strong track record of digital “firsts” that have made ordering easy for customers, Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:…
Papa John’s Announces Promotion of Steve Ritchie to Chief Operating Officer

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Steve Ritchie to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In addition, the Company’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter, will assume the additional role…
Papa John’s Announces 2014 Development Incentive Program

Program offers zero franchise fee, reduced royalties for the first five years of operation, and a free set of ovens for new restaurants signed through 2014 Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  After another strong year of restaurant openings in 2013, Papa John’s…
Restaurant Chain People Report 10/10/13

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announced the appointment of John Coletta as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 21, 2013. Coletta will assume the position formerly held by Manny Hilario, who was appointed Chief Operations Officer in July.  Coletta has over 25…
Papa John’s Names Bob Kraut Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Bob Kraut as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Kraut, a transformative marketing leader who joins Papa John’s after most recently serving as Senior Vice…
Papa John’s Announces Senior Management Promotion

Tony Thompson promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to President and Chief Operating…
Papa John’s Brings Back its Award-Winning Buffalo Chicken Pizza

From now through May 26, get a large Buffalo Chicken pizza for just $11 Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com) Due to overwhelming consumer demand, beginning today Papa John’s is bringing back its award-winning Buffalo Chicken pizza – a savory combination of creamy ranch…

Quentin Richardson was cut from the Orlando Magic late last month, but even if another team doesn’t pick him up, he has another career option as a restaurant owner. Shortly before the Magic waived him, Richardson signed a deal to…

After twelve years of running two small, organic tea shops in the New York borough of Brooklyn, Jonathan Spiel had to close one down when his landlord increased the rent in 2009. Facing that setback, Mr. Spiel decided to look…